The Book of Rapture

by Nikki Gemmell | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 9780732289249 Global Overview for this book
Registered by cat207 of Gladstone, Queensland Australia on 12/24/2009
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Journal Entry 1 by cat207 from Gladstone, Queensland Australia on Thursday, December 24, 2009
From Deb - Christmas 2009

'Three children wake up in a basement room. They have been drugged and taken from their beds in the middle of the night. Now they are here. Alone.

Where are their parents? Who can they trust?

The family has been betrayed to the government and Salt Cottage, their home on a cliff top above the ocean, is no longer safe. Their mother's scientific work has put them all in danger. To protect them, she must let them go. She must put her faith in an old family friend - and in her children's own resilience and courage.

The Book of Rapture is the new must-read novel from Nikki Gemmell. Searing, provocative and unputdownable, it's a book of our time that challenges our beliefs about science, about children, about marriage and trust. As passionate as her international bestseller The Bride Stripped Bare, it will compel, seduce and haunt you.'

Journal Entry 2 by cat207 from Gladstone, Queensland Australia on Sunday, December 27, 2009
Just finished this one - and I'm still waiting for explanations. How can each child set out to explore and not tell what they saw on their return? And who is G? Is it a typo for B? After all, he's the only one with a key! And if a father hadn't seen his children for days, could he just calmly lay down and fall asleep, or would he want to know what's happened in the interim?

Journal Entry 3 by cat207 at Cafe de Beaumont in Hamilton, New South Wales Australia on Saturday, January 16, 2010

Released 11 yrs ago (1/16/2010 UTC) at Cafe de Beaumont in Hamilton, New South Wales Australia

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Journal Entry 4 by telford from Newcastle, New South Wales Australia on Saturday, March 20, 2010
A omewhat disturbing book about children confined. I found it hard to sustain my interest until the end.

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